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As of 22 August 1998, prospective surveillance and retrospective case-finding had identified 2199 cases of acute respiratory illnesses (ARI) occurring in Alaska, USA, and the Yukon Territory, Canada, during 1 May-22 August 1998. Among these illnesses, 766 (35%) cases in tourists and tourism workers ...

Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1998, 47, 33, pp 685-688
Abstract

In 1997, passengers on North American cruises developed acute respiratory illnesses (ARIs); influenza was suspected. We reviewed 1 ship's medical records for 3 cruises: cruise 1 (31 August to 10 September 1997), cruise 2 (11-20 September 1997), and cruise 3 (20-30 September 1997). Medically...

Author(s)
Miller, J. M.; Tam, T. W. S.; Maloney, S.; Fukuda, K.; Cox, N.; Hockin, J.; Kertesz, D.; Klimov, A.; Cetron, M.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2000, 31, 2, pp 433-438
Abstract

This paper reviews reports of influenza outbreaks on cruise ships, presents guidelines for the control of outbreaks, analyses the use of influenza vaccines and antivirals in preventing and controlling this disease, and discusses the cost effectiveness of disease prevention.

Author(s)
Ruben, F. L.; Ehreth, J.
Publisher
Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine in Gdynia, Gdynia, Poland
Citation
International Maritime Health, 2002, 53, 1/4, pp 36-42
Abstract

We investigated a large summertime outbreak of acute respiratory illness during May-September 1998 in Alaska and the Yukon Territory, Canada. Surveillance for acute respiratory illness (ARI), influenza-like illness (ILI), and pneumonia conducted at 31 hospital, clinic, and cruise ship infirmary...

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Uyeki, T. M.; Zane, S. B.; Bodnar, U. R.; Fielding, K. L.; Buxton, J. A.; Miller, J. M.; Beller, M.; Butler, J. C.; Fukuda, K.; Maloney, S. A.; Cetron, M. S.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 36, 9, pp 1095-1102
Abstract

There is a risk for an individual to acquire an exotic disease when travelling and to introduce it to non-endemic areas after returning. Influenza (flu) is a good example of such a disease. The incidence of flu in travellers is unknown. However, numerous outbreaks of flu have been reported in...

Author(s)
Ansart, S.; Caumes, E.
Publisher
Elsevier SAS, Paris, France
Citation
Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses, 2006, 36, 4, pp 190-195
Abstract

Background: The influence of air travel on influenza spread has been the subject of numerous investigations using simulation, but very little empirical evidence has been provided. Understanding the role of airline travel in large-scale influenza spread is especially important given the mounting...

Author(s)
Brownstein, J. S.; Wolfe, C. J.; Mandl, K. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Medicine, 2006, 3, 10, pp e401
Abstract

The present paper addresses the issue of communicating tourism crises, with a special focus on the role of the destination marketing organization's Web sites. The risks and impact of the avian flu on the mobility of people, and consequently therefore, on tourism has been addressed. Selected tourism ...

Author(s)
Volo, S.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 23, 2/4, pp 83-93
Abstract

This publication summarizes the results of the first international simulation exercise on pandemic avian and human influenza conducted in France during March 2007, which aimed to (1) explore the relevant role of travellers and tourists in pandemic influenza, (2) increase awareness of national...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
First international avian and human influenza simulation exercise, Paris, France, 28-29 March, 2007, 2007, pp 58 pp.
Abstract

An influenza pandemic - an outbreak of a novel influenza virus that spreads around the world - is a real threat. To predict the spread of an influenza pandemic across the whole of Japan, this study applies a real individual-based model (ribm) to the whole of Japan and simulates how a single case of ...

Author(s)
Ohkusa, Y.; Sugawara, T.
Publisher
National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2009, 62, 2, pp 98-106
Abstract

This paper investigates the impacts of avian flu on global and Asian tourism using panel data procedures. Both static and dynamic fixed effects panel data models are adopted to estimate the impacts of this infectious disease. The empirical results from static and dynamic fixed effects panel data...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Chang ChiaLin; Huang BingWen; Chen ChiChung; McAleer, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2009, 15, 3, pp 501-511

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